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flexwing

Syllabification: flex·wing
Pronunciation: /ˈfleksˌwiNG
 
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Definition of flexwing in English:

noun

A collapsible fabric delta wing, as used in hang gliders.
Example sentences
  • New, advanced, high performance gliders will cost around 4,000 for a flexwing and up to 7,000 for a rigid wing model.
  • My first instinct in roll, carried over from flexwings, was to ‘weight shift’ excessively.
  • Setup time for the A-model was on par with other flexwing pilots, C-model takes 10 minutes or so longer to set up.

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